A Christian Perspective on the World Today

relationships

Beating bitterness

When life knocks you down, you can do better than getting bitter. Victor Parachin shares some practical tips.

Secrets of highly successful marriages

Want a happy marriage? Trafford Fischer looks at research that reveals the characteristics husbands and wives value most.

Pet heaven . . . or not?

Will there be a resurrection? Yes, definitely, says Kim Peckham. But will pets be included?

Name calling

"A good name is more desirable than great riches" (Proverbs 22:1).

Peace on Earth?

Being a peacemaker isn't easy; but it's an essential part of being a Christian.

Daddy day care

A father's work is never done. Daniel Bell reflects on the first few months of his new "job".

Living with fewer regrets

All of us have done more than enough to cringe in the dark about. But there are ways to have fewer regrets.

To raise an Amish child

How can we ensure our children aren’t addicted to technology when we ourselves can’t seem to tear ourselves away from our mobile phones?

Stuck in the waiting room

"Our churches need to be places where friendship is encouraged and the pressure to couple up is vanquished."

Marriage . . . by single men

As a general rule, you shouldn’t listen to a single man’s ideas about marriage. But there are exceptions.

My great big happy family

Michelle Mauigoa and her husband, Daniel, have nine children, which would probably overwhelm most people, but she wouldn’t trade places with any of them.

Why touch matters

Vanessa Pizzuto says that humans—even muscular athletes—have a deep psychological need to be touched by other humans.